Spring Holiday Programme

Join in the yoga fun this Spring break at Erin Hall.   The holiday classes are open to everyone aged 4 – 10 years.  We will be playing yoga games, learning some great ways to stretch and strengthen our bodies.  After that we will learn clever ways to calm ourselves down again. When: 25 & 26 … Continue reading

Kids of the past vs. kids of the present

Kids of the past vs. kids of the present

“As the interaction and development within technology begin to drastically evolve, it is inevitable that the behaviour of different generations will vary accordingly.  Although one might assume it may be best to allow the trend of society to take its course; the best choice may very well be helping future generations look into the past … Continue reading

Review & A Way To Give Giveaway: Yoga for Children by Lisa Flynn

Review & A Way To Give Giveaway: Yoga for Children by Lisa Flynn

Originally posted on OMazing Kids:
Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children by Lisa Flynn Product Description:  Yoga for Children will encourage your child to learn about yoga with an attentive, at-home (or in-class or in-therapy) instructor–you! Even if you are new to the practice, author, mom, and…

Yoga and Arbor Month – September 2013

Originally posted on Yoga Awakening Africa News:
We at Yoga Awakening Africa just love this Tree friendly initiative by Food and Trees for Africa. So consider getting your yoga studio and students involved in planting a couple of trees in your neighbourhood to brighten and green-up your suburb. This upcoming Arbor Month, September 2013, a greening initiative…

Nothing Really Scary about Yoga

Originally posted on Radiant Child Yoga's Blog:
A few years ago, I was a guest on Hannity and Colmes Radio Show representing yoga for children in a “debate” with an author-lecturer who declared that “yoga was from the devil”.  It went well, with Alan Colmes taking the assertive lead and me holding steady to…

Winter Holiday Classes 2013

On 1, 2 and 4 July I will be hosting kids yoga holiday classes at City Rock Indoor Climbing in Observatory.  Classes will run from 2.00 to 2.45 pm.  The great bonus is that each child will receive a free bouldering pass from City Rock to use any time between the 1st and 8th of July. Please contact me … Continue reading

If I say I can, Yes I can!

If I say I can, Yes I can!

Children’s yoga uses affirmations during both challenging and simple postures.  By replacing negative “I can’t do it” with a simple affirmation like “If I say I can, yes I can!”  helps to boost self-esteem and reduce anxiety. Teaching your child positive self-talk from an early age helps her to feel better in tricky situations, create … Continue reading

Each Breath a Smile

Each Breath a Smile

The breath is like a bridge that links the mind and the body.  Mindful breath soothes the mind and helps the body to stretch.  Pranayama or yogic breathing is useful in creating a supportive and calm state of being.  This improves attention to the present moment, enhances concentration, and relieves anxiety and fatigue. As the … Continue reading

Summertime visit to the beach

This is a fabulous mini yoga lesson for Summertime. Warm-up with a salute to the sun, strengthen your legs as you turn your yoga mat into a surfboard and go surfing or spout like a  dolphin!  Have fun, get strong and then find some quiet time afterwards.  Happy summer everyone.